Education Department implements special-education rule after losing court case  Washington Post

The Education Department told states this week that it was reversing course and enforcing an Obama-era regulation designed to ensure children of color are not ...


Will the Supreme Court take up a Roe v. Wade showdown in 2020?  POLITICO

The Supreme Court may well be headed for an election-year fight over abortion rights, but it's not likely to be a blockbuster showdown over Roe v. Wade.


Kenya court to rule if gay relations are criminal acts  SF Gate

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — On the eve of what could be a landmark ruling in Kenya on whether same-sex relations are crimes, gay rights activist and gospel singer ...


How often does the Supreme Court overturn precedents like Roe v. Wade?  The Washington Post

From the mid-1950s through the mid-1970s, the Supreme Court reversed its own positions in ways that dramatically reshaped the country on civil rights, freedom ...


RGC school board meeting must wait on appeals court ruling  Monitor

RIO GRANDE CITY — Judge Carlos Valdez ruled last week that the Rio Grande City school board trustees will have to abide by the state and local law when ...


Supreme Court To Rule On Census Question, Gerrymandering And More  NPR

From the census citizenship question and political gerrymandering to the separation of church and state, the high court will make some rulings of consequence ...


Barr rails against court orders blocking Trump agenda  CNN

Washington (CNN) Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday criticized what he sees as a growing trend of courts issuing nationwide injunctions to pause policy ...


2020 Dem laments party 'playing defense,' cites 'conservative pro-life court'  Fox News

Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, suggested Wednesday that his party kept losing elections -- and subsequently judicial confirmation battles -- because it wasn't being ...


Redditor allowed to stay anonymous, court rules  CNET

In a copyright lawsuit, a Jehovah's Witness has been given protections regarding anonymous online free speech.


Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow's rape trial: Witness refuses to look at 'rapist' in court  USA TODAY

Day 3 in the rape trial of former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow II featured a homeless woman accusing him of raping and choking her.


Unsealed court filings reveal how Mueller quickly zeroed in on Michael Cohen  The Washington Post

Prosecutors took an early interest in the companies seeking to leverage Cohen's access to President Trump and the White House, documents show.


NRA, gun rights groups using New York City rules to seek expansion of Second Amendment in Supreme Court  USA TODAY

WASHINGTON – Gun rights groups are using New York City restrictions that may be repealed as a rallying cry to press the Supreme Court for a major expansion ...


Federalist Society's Leonard Leo is helping Trump make courts more conservative  Washington Post

Leonard Leo helped conservative nonprofits raise $250 million from mostly undisclosed donors in recent years to promote conservative judges and causes.


Offenders in California Get Saddled with Thousands of Dollars in Court Fees. This Bill Would Stop That.  Reason

A study shows that when these fees hit low-income offenders, they wreck their lives—and also don't even get paid.


Former Nissan chairman Ghosn appears in Tokyo court  The Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) — Nissan's former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, appeared in a Japanese courtroom Thursday for a hearing ahead of his trial on accusations of financial ...


Fair game The Supreme Court stands up for the Crow Tribe’s right to hunt in Wyoming  The Economist

FIVE-TO-FOUR decisions usually indicate that the Supreme Court is divided along ideological lines. In the term that ended last June, 14 of the 19 cases resolved ...


Kansas clinic returns to court over telemedicine abortions  Star Tribune

A Kansas clinic stopped providing telemedicine abortions months ago and returned to court Wednesday after concluding that the legal climate remains uncertain ...


Gorsuch sides with liberals as Supreme Court rules in favor of Native American rights in Wyoming hunting case  CNN

Washington (CNN) The US Supreme Court on Monday sided with a Wyoming Native American tribe, ruling that a 19th-century treaty between the tribe and the ...


Convicted murderer re-sentenced because of Supreme Court ruling  FOX 31 Denver

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. -- Erik Jensen was sentenced to life without parole in 1999 for a murder he helped commit as a 17-year-old. Wednesday morning, he was ...


Court hears oral arguments in Trump fight over bank subpoenas  CBS News

A judge is poised to hear oral arguments Wednesday over President Trump's effort to block congressional subpoenas seeking financial records from two banks.


Trump loses court round in U.S. Democratic lawmakers demand for bank documents on his businesses  Reuters

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital ...


Appeals court refuses to stay Mueller grand jury subpoena for Roger Stone associate Andrew Miller  Washington Post

A federal appeals court Tuesday refused to block a grand jury subpoena for testimony by Roger Stone associate Andrew Miller in an investigation launched by ...


A Supreme Court Face-Off Decades in the Making  FRONTLINE

Inside the bitter partisan battle that played out during Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation hearings, and why Senate Majority Leader Mitch ...


House Democrats, Trump lawyers ask appeals court to expedite subpoena case | TheHill  The Hill

Lawyers for President Trump and the House Oversight and Reform Committee asked a federal appeals court to expedite the appeal of an order allowing the ...


House lawsuit over Trump's national emergency declaration heads to court  CNN

A lawsuit brought by the House of Representatives against President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration will have another day in court Thursday in ...


Jenelle Evans and David Eason Leave Without Kids After Tense Custody Fight  TMZ

Jenelle Evans and David Eason are back in court, trying to get custody of the kids who CPS removed this month.


Oregon City man takes robocallers to federal court  KOIN.com

Brett Wells of Oregon City is fighting back against companies that use robocalling by taking them to federal court.


OMMON PLEAS COURT | News, Sports, Jobs  SalemNews.net

New Cases Home Savings Bank vs. Estate of Robert F. Woomer, et al., foreclosure sought for property on South Surry Road, East Liverpool. Tammy George Burt ...


Philly’s Dan McCaffery, Chesco’s Megan King in contention for Pa. Superior Court primaries  Philly.com

A Philadelphia judge and a deputy district attorney in Chester County were leading the primary elections Tuesday for a powerful statewide appellate court.


Pennsylvania court rules in favor of Bloomsburg U professor fired for sleeping with two students  Inside Higher Ed

Bloomsburg University must reinstate a professor it fired in 2017 over sexual relationships he had with two students, according to the appellate Commonwealth ...


Israeli Court Rules Bitcoin Is an Asset in Feud Over Tax Payment  CoinDesk

An Israeli court has ruled that bitcoin is an asset and not a currency, and thus subject to capital gains tax (CGT). The Central District Court made the ruling in a ...


How the Supreme Court Exposed Apple to a Huge Risk  Market Realist

Apple (AAPL) suffered a setback recently when the US Supreme Court allowed an antitrust lawsuit against the company to proceed.


Supreme Court declines to overturn ban on corporate contributions to candidates  CNN

Washington (CNN) The US Supreme Court on Monday refused to take up a case that would have given businesses the right to contribute money directly to ...


Comment here on cleveland.com court and crime stories for Thursday, May 23, 2019  cleveland.com

CLEVELAND, Ohio — cleveland.com readers can comment below on crime & court stories appearing on the website on Thursday, May 23, 2019. We believe in ...


Supreme Court rejects bid to overturn prohibition on military malpractice cases  Military Times

Justice Clarence Thomas blasted the decision as a mistake by the courts that deprives *service* members of justice.


Hours After French Patient Is Taken Off Life Support, a Court Orders It Be Restored  The New York Times

Vincent Lambert was left in a vegetative state after a 2008 car accident. His family is split over removing life support, and his case has attracted intense attention ...


Controversial Ridgewood church's nondisclosure agreement nullified in Superior Court  NorthJersey.com

A nondisclosure agreement used by a Ridgewood church, described by some former members as cult-like, to allegedly block its followers from leaking secret ...


Supreme Court’s Abortion Agenda May Crystallize in Coming Weeks  Bloomberg

It may be years before the U.S. Supreme Court says anything about Alabama's new abortion ban. But the justices could start leaving clues in a matter of weeks.


3 indicted Hallettsville school officials make first court appearances  Victoria Advocate

HALLETTSVILLE – Three indicted Hallettsville school officials accused of failing to report allegations of student abuse are moving toward trial after a Wednesday ...


New program helping drug court participants transition into the real world  WKYT

A pilot program in Bourbon County is helping those with substance use disorders ease into the real world.


Court Rules Judge, Not Jury, Should Decide Merck Fosamax Case  The Wall Street Journal

Merck & Co. won a partial victory at the Supreme Court, which ruled that a judge, rather than a jury, must decide whether regulators took steps that immunize the ...


Villa Tavern Shooting: Suspect to appear for court hearing today  WHIO

HUBER HEIGHTS — The man accused of shooting three people at the Villa Tavern in Huber Heights last week is scheduled to appear in court for a preliminary ...


Defeated Indonesia candidate to challenge vote at top court  The Associated Press

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The defeated candidate in Indonesia's presidential election is expected to challenge the result in court Thursday as calm returned ...


Appeal court finds murder suspect McKartney Young given 'illegally lenient’ sentence in unrelated case  KPLC

Suspect in cold case killing headed to court for resentencing, after appeal court finds judge was "illegally lenient" in sentencing McKartney Young to only five ...


Navy SEAL charged with war crimes due back in court for key hearing  Reuters

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - A decorated Navy SEAL platoon leader charged with war crimes in Iraq was due back in a San Diego military court on Wednesday for a ...


Hector Gomez, suspect in Springfield shooting, charged in federal court after police find guns during raid  MassLive.com

SPRINGFIELD — A Chicopee man with a felony drug conviction and reputed ties to street gangs is was arraigned in federal court Monday after a search of his ...


Two Trump nominees confirmed to 9th Circuit Court in California, and third likely to join  San Luis Obispo Tribune

The Senate confirmed two of President Donald Trump's nominees for the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in California, Kenneth Lee and Daniel Collins, and is ...


Carl Nichols, Trump's Pick to DC District Court, Wins Senate Approval | National Law Journal  Law.com

Carl Nichols a Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr regulatory and government litigation partner and former Justice Clarence Thomas clerk was confirmed ...


Man Takes Police to Court for Scanning His Face Without Consent  Futurism

For the first time, police in the U.K. are going to have to defend their use of facial recognition tech in court. British office worker Ed Bridges is claiming that South ...


Court hearing for 900-pound drug suspect will be held on loading dock  New York Post

Kenneth Hicks, 48, is scheduled for the unusual hearing at 1:15 p.m. in Virginia because he is confined to bed and cannot "dress himself or be dressed by others ...


Supreme Court’s conservatives overturn precedent as liberals ask ‘which cases the court will overrule next’  The Washington Post

The Supreme Court's conservative majority overturned a 40-year-old precedent Monday, prompting a pointed warning from liberal justices about “which cases ...


Court: It's OK to suspend student accused of sex assault while he waits for hearing  Detroit Free Press

A federal court said Michigan State University may suspend a student accused of a sexual assault while it waits for hearing to take place.


U.S. asks Supreme Court for more time on Atlantic Coast natgas pipe appeal  Yahoo Finance

(Reuters) - The U.S. Solicitor General asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday to extend the time the government has to file a petition in an appeal of a circuit ...


Pennsylvania primary: Superior Court, Philadelphia mayor and special congressional election results  Allentown Morning Call

Philadelphia mayor, statewide judges and special election results for Pennsylvania's 2019 primary election.


Woman's church ceremony doesn't upset alimony, court says  Detroit Free Press

A court says a church ceremony that resembles a wedding isn't a marriage if there's no license. The decision by the Michigan appeals court is worth $120,000 a ...


Inside the First “All-Out War” Over a Supreme Court Nominee  FRONTLINE

Inside the failed nomination of Robert Bork — which sparked a desire for revenge from conservatives that is helping to shape the Supreme Court to this day.


Cinetopia battles movie giant AMC in court  KOIN.com

VANCOUVER, Wash. (KOIN) -- At least one Cinetopia location is completely closed as the movie theater chain in the metro area seem to be limiting hours or ...


Court Docs: Family Member Attempted To Extort $5 Million From Tyrann Mathieu  Deadspin

According to court documents that were unsealed this morning, Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu was the victim of an extortion plot carried out by one of his distant ...


Border patrol agent calls migrants 'subhuman' and 'savages' in text messages, court papers say  CNN

A Border Patrol agent who was accused of intentionally knocking down a Guatemalan migrant with his government-issued vehicle in 2017 sent a text message ...


Court upholds Wilson man's murder conviction  WITN

An Eastern Carolina man will spend the rest of his life in prison after a court upheld his murder conviction.


A trespass law aimed at protesters challenged in court  KATC Lafayette News

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – A state law that carries a possible five-year prison sentence for anyone convicted of trespassing in the area of a pipeline should be ...


Alabama Aims Squarely at Roe, but the Supreme Court May Prefer Glancing Blows  The New York Times

The court's conservative majority may prefer to chip away at abortion rights rather than overrule Roe outright.


Supreme Court clears the way for lawsuit over Newport Beach police shooting  Los Angeles Times

The Supreme Court refused Monday to block an excessive force suit against the city of Newport Beach, clearing the way for a jury to decide whether the police ...


Comedian Artie Lange of 'Crashing' arrested for violating drug court program  USA TODAY

Comedian Artie Lange was arrested Tuesday in New Jersey for violating his drug court program, authorities said.


Qualcomm Slumps After Federal Court Rules in Favor of FTC in Antitrust Dispute  TheStreet.com

Qualcomm shares were indicated sharply lower Wednesday after a federal judge has ruled in favor of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission in a long-running ...


Court Rules Against Gang Members-Turned-Evangelists...... | News & Reporting  ChristianityToday.com

Ex-members say they're uniquely equipped to reach gangs. Former Latin Kings continue to fight Illinois restrictions they believe hamper their right to share the ...


Federal court presses Trump administration to release Khashoggi documents  The Washington Post

More than six months after Saudi government agents brutally murdered Post contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi, the Trump administration has yet to ...


Farmer fears cancer will kill him before his day in court over Roundup weed killer  WJXT News4JAX

A Georgia farmer who blames his cancer on the popular weed killer Roundup tells the I-TEAM he wants his day in court before the disease kills him so he won't ...


Deadly Shooting Suspect In Court  LEX18 Lexington KY News

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)- A man accused of murdering a woman in Lexington is due in court for his first appearance. James Ragland, 28, of Ragland is ...


What to know about the Chris Soules crash and court proceedings that delayed his sentencing  Des Moines Register

"Bachelor" star and Iowa native Chris Soules faces sentencing Tuesday. Here's what to know about what has happened since the 2017 fatal crash.


Felony court cases for May 21  Daily Republic

The following cases were among those heard during a felony court session Tuesday at the Davison County Public Safety Center. • Joseph Spencer, 36, of ...


County shuts down Harrisburg housing court  PennLive

A special court devoted to tackling codes issues in the city of Harrisburg was quietly closed this year, even though city officials cited its effectiveness.


Appeals court: Convicted stalker's bail must be reviewed in Chelan court  iFIBER One News

SPOKANE — A Wenatchee stalking case that took three years to resolve must now come back to Chelan County court, so a judge can decide what to do with ...


Mario Batali due in Boston court on indecent assault and battery charge  Boston 25 News

Celebrity chef Mario Batali is expected to be arraigned in Boston Municipal Court Friday on a charge of indecent assault and battery.


Palisades Center expansion lawsuit loses again in court  The Journal News | LoHud.com

Palisades Center's owner lost another round in its attempt to lift restrictions on expanding beyond its present 1.8M square feet.


New Robe, Who Dis? Trump’s Tax Appeal Is Going to a Court Headed By ... Wait for It ... Merrick Garland  The Root

Sen. Patrick Leahy,left, (D-Vt.), ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, meets with then-U.S. Supreme Court Justice nominee Merrick Garland (R) in ...


Pelosi's meeting with Dems, Trump team in court, suncreen safety: 5 things you need to know Wednesday  USA TODAY

Pelosi to meet with Democrats as many call for Trump's impeachment, and is your sunscreen safe? 5 things you need to know Wednesday.


New Supreme Court Bankruptcy Decision Will Have Big Impact On Hollywood  Forbes

The U.S. Supreme Court just issued an extremely important decision called Mission Product Holdings v. Tempnology (“Mission Product”), which will have a ...


This week at the court  SCOTUSblog

The Supreme Court released orders from the May 16 conference on Monday; the justices granted Ritzen Group Inc. v. Jackson Masonry, LLC. On Monday, the ...


Former West Union police officer takes city to court  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

WEST UNION – A West Union police officer who said she was forced to resign after filing sexual harassment complaints against the town's police chief is taking ...


Maine mother sues DHHS in federal court seeking contact with daughter  WGME

(BDN) -- An Eddington woman is asking a federal judge to force the Maine Department of Health and Human Services to allow her contact with her 7-year-old ...


Trump team convinced court overhaul will drive 2020 win  POLITICO

Aides think judicial appointments galvanize the base, demonstrate the president's ability to deliver on a campaign promise and will help win over crucial 2020 ...


Federal court unseals Michael Cohen search warrants  CNN

A federal court in Washington, DC, has unsealed five search warrants that special counsel Robert Mueller obtained while investigating Michael Cohen, ...


NJ Supreme Court: No sentencing break for driving while suspended  Cherry Hill Courier Post

The Camden County Prosecutor's Office wins challenge to night and weekend sentences for repeat offenders who drive while suspended for DWIs.


Child molestation suspect enters not guilty plea in court  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Matthew Heuser, 37, of East Greenwich, was arraigned in Providence Superior Court on two counts of second-degree child molestation, conspiracy, assault with ...


The Supreme Court and abortion: Will Roe v. Wade survive the new onslaught?  NBC News

Supporters of Alabama's new law criminalizing abortion have left no doubt that they passed it to provoke the U.S. Supreme Court into overturning Roe v Wade's ...


Barrister misled court to block abuse trial, claims Tory MP  The Guardian

A former cabinet minister has accused a barrister of deceiving a court to successfully block the prosecution of a headmaster who had been accused of sexually ...


COMMON PLEAS COURT | News, Sports, Jobs  SalemNews.net

New Cases Bank of New York Mellon vs. Dawn A. Nash, et al., foreclosure sought for property on Franklin Avenue, Salem. Ronald Richards, Lisbon, and ...


Fuming Craig Wright Demands Podcaster Tell Court He Created Bitcoin  CCN

Craig Wright fumed at 'What Bitcoin Did' podcaster Peter McCormack, demanding the vocal critic call Wright 'Satoshi Nakamoto' in open court.


Appeals court finds convicted killer deserves hearing over claims lawyer botched his case  NJ.com

A Newark man sentenced to 55 years in prison for murder was denied an appeal hearing in which he wanted to argue that his trial lawyer failed on several fronts ...


Another appeals court rules against Trump administration's rescinding of DACA  CNN

Washington (CNN) A federal appeals court ruled Friday that the Trump administration's decision to rescind a program protecting young undocumented ...


Qualcomm's defeat in court is a 'gut punch' that an analyst says could give China's Huawei an edge in the tech cold war  Business Insider

A court ruling against Qualcomm is a big blow to the chip giant, an analyst said. And it could strengthen China's Huawei in the tech cold war.


Appeals court agrees speedy trial rights violated in decades-old Port Angeles murder case  Peninsula Daily News

TACOMA — The state Court of Appeals upheld Tuesday the dismissal of murder charges against Tommy Lee Ross Jr. in a 41-year-old Port Angeles homicide ...


Supreme Court decision results in resentencing for man who killed state trooper in 1992  Summit Daily News

Marcus Fernandez, the man who murdered a Colorado State Patrol trooper outside of Georgetown in 1992, was resentenced to 46 years in the Department of ...


Wayne Co Mental Health Court helps those who don't belong in jail  Fox 2 Detroit

They committed a crime, but don't belong behind bars.


American Airlines asks court to block disruptive 'slowdown' by mechanics unions  Reuters

American Airlines Group Inc has filed a lawsuit against two unions representing its mechanics, asking the court to halt what it called an illegal slowdown that it ...


High court won't take Nazi art dispute case  Star Tribune

The Supreme Court is leaving in place a ruling for a California museum in a dispute over ownership of two German Renaissance masterpieces seized by the ...


Fore! Topgolf lawsuits get hearing in Jefferson Circuit Court Thursday  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – After months of laying the groundwork in writing, attorneys head to court Thursday to argue over Louisville Metro government's ...


Md. closely watching court case that could impact future of state lotteries and revenues  WTOP

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SpaceX files bid protest in federal court  SpaceNews

ARCADIA, Calif. — SpaceX filed a bid protest in federal court against the government May 17, but most details about the protest, including the specific award ...